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Groups urged to apply for CALD seniors grants

Organisations that support senior Victorians in Benalla are being encouraged to apply for the 2018 Participation for Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Seniors grants program, which are now open.. The grants available are worth $300000

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Benalla Ensign
May 19 2018
Sport

Bats come away with win

A-Grade. The Bats came away with a much needed win on Saturday, playing some competitive netball and proving just how versatile the team is, with lots of changes made throughout the game.. Emily Neilson played a strong game in goals, Steph Hogg and

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Benalla Ensign
May 19 2018
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Partnership forged in wood

A partnership between Benalla P-12 College and the Benalla Woodworkers Association (BWA) is continuing to benefit students more than 12 years after it started.. As part of the agreement students from the Avon St Campus have started their visits to

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Benalla Ensign
May 19 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Cropping

Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
News

Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Cuba plane crash safety complaint claims

Mexican authorities will carry out an operational audit of Damojh airlines, the company whose Boeing 737 crashed in Havana on Friday, killing 110 people.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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What UK papers think of the royal wedding

The UK's Sunday papers have been gushing in their praise of the royal wedding, describing Harry and Meghan's nuptials as a "moment to celebrate".

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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NSW seamstresses make royal gown overnight

Two dressmakers in Sydney have pulled an all-nighter to recreate Meghan Markle's minimalist royal wedding gown and billowing embroidered veil within 10 hours.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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WA coroner's advice may change gun laws

The WA premier will wait for advice from the coroner about gun use before considering whether laws should be tightened to factor in a person's mental health.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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First serious injury from Hawaii volcano

A home owner on a third-floor balcony had his leg shattered from shin to foot when hit by lava spatter from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

The chairman of SKorea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, who transformed the electronics, chemicals and telecommunications conglomerate into a global brand, has died.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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Aust market could open up on US-China deal

An agreement between China and the US to take "effective measures" to reduce trade deficit could edge the Australian share market higher despite a futures fall.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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Tax plan up for debate as parliament sits

A fortnight of House of Representatives sittings and Senate estimates hearings will start on Monday as a date is awaited for five federal by-elections.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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Royal wedding like a dream: public guests

Many of the 2640 people celebrating Harry and Meghan's wedding from inside the walls of Windsor Castle were from charities, local schools and residents.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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Qld govt targets infrastructure in budget

The Queensland government will increase infrastructure spending in the budget by more than $2 billion from last year.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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Euro, China, Russia discuss new Iran deal

The EU's energy chief is trying to reassure Iran that the 28-member bloc remains committed to salvaging the nuclear deal, and strengthening trade with Tehran.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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